Gandy discusses Miers, feminism

October 6, 2005 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, vowed to devote her life to feminist activism when she discovered at age 19 that her husband owed her a paycheck under Louisiana State law. Gandy spoke at Yale Law School yesterday on the »

Studies examine effects of physical activity on combatting breast cancer

November 4, 2004 • 0
Two ongoing studies at the Yale School of Medicine are probing a direct link between physical exercise and breast cancer risk and recovery, giving patients a rare chance to actively improve their prognosis. The Yale Exercise and Survivorship Study and the Impact Study, both of which began in January, are focused on correlating long-term health »

Women’s rugby rolls over BU with season-high score

October 21, 2004 • 0
With their performance Saturday, the women’s rugby team reached a new high. The Bulldogs earned their highest score of the season in a 53-5 rout of Boston University. With the win, the Elis improved to 4-2 this season. Players said this weekend’s impressive final score reflects consistent hard work and steadily improved skills, which may »

Group discusses Coliseum

October 18, 2004 • 0
At a symposium last Saturday, academics, urban planners and architects defended the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum against the city’s plans for its demolition. The symposium, co-sponsored by the Arts Council for Greater New Haven, was held by the Alliance for Architecture at the New Haven Colony Historical Society on Whitney Avenue. Six speakers offered »

Architects debate modernism

October 5, 2004 • 0
The Yale School of Architecture hosted a diverse group of speakers this past weekend to discuss the 1930s American modernism movement. The symposium, titled “When Modern was Modern,” coincided with the Yale Art + Architecture Gallery’s current exhibition on the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society Building, widely recognized as an icon of modernity. Robert A. M. »